Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Imposition to Sight: Visual Technique in M. Night Shyamalan's Signs

Derek Dubois's article for the peer-review journal Mise-en-Scene: The Journal of Film & Visual Narration has just been published in the journal's second issue.

The article, Imposition to Sight: Visual Technique in M. Night Shyamalan's Signs, analyzes the first ten minutes of the film and connects form to function by demonstrating how Shyamalan's key techniques generate implicit meaning; especially through the motif of hindered sight.

You can read the article in full here:  https://journals.sfu.ca/msq/msq/index.php/msq/article/view/35/pdf

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Derek Dubois - Feature Length Screenplay - Quarterfinalist

Derek Dubois's feature length screenplay, Miss Diagnosis, has just been announced as a Quarterfinalist for the 2017 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Contest.

More about the contest:

The 15th Annual 2017 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Contest continues a long tradition of discovering up-and-coming talent and connecting them with top producers, agencies, and managers across studio and independent markets. This process has proven enormously successful, with numerous screenwriting contest alumni finding elite representation and gaining crucial introductions to otherwise impossible-to-reach industry execs.

View the ScriptPipeline site: https://scriptpipeline.com/shop/screenwriting-contest

Semi-finalists will be announced on June 26th.